"The President does not describe this as a 'war on terrorism,'" said John Brennan, head of the White House homeland security office, who outlined a "new way of seeing" the fight against terrorism.
Barack sees the enemy right here in America and it is his personal jihad to defeat them.
The enemies are the protesters who show up at town hall meetings and yell at unresponsive representatives. American citizens demanding to be heard are the bane of Barack's bully boys.
Health Care for America Now is forming its version of Ordnertruppen to keep order at town hall meetings and to confront those who disrupt the Obama Health Care propaganda fests. They are instructing their thugs not to debate, but to interrupt.
The AFL-CIO announced plans to mobilize labor "activists" to attend town hall meetings in 50 congressional districts this month to counter conservative protesters. See thugs in action.
White House deputy chief of staff Jim Messina used the expression "punch back twice as hard" in what seems to be a desire to escalate differences of opinion to the stage of physical attack. Why else would you choose those words?
The administration's desire to escalate to violence seems to be working.According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the police showed up toward the end of the forum held by Democrat Representative Russ Carnahan. One conservative activist, interviewed at a local emergency room where he was being treated for injuries, said he was attacked by some of the individuals who were arrested as he passed out "Don't tread on me" flags.
This is what Obama wants. The greater the crisis, the better opportunity to seize more power.